A Roanoke lawyer has filed four lawsuits against Lynchburg enema-maker C.B. Fleet Co. alleging the company over-promoted the use of its Fleet Phospho-soda laxative (the stuff you might have been told to drink before a colonoscopy).
The suits claim Fleet promoted doubling the doses of the laxative to patients and doctors knowing the dosage could cause kidney failure. The FDA medical alert document is here.
By Peter Vieth